"Unknown options: s3://***/" error when trying to upload to S3 through Github Actions

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I am trying to complete the AWS Cloud Resume Challenge. I'm trying to upload to s3 using Github Actions, however even though I have the necessary secrets in my Github Actions and the seemingly the correct IAM permissions, I am consistently getting "Unknown options: s3://***/" (specifically) in line 12. If you have any idea what may be the problem, I would greatly appreciate it!

GitHub Cloud Resume Challenge

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The error "Unknown options: s3://***/" indicates that the command you're using in your Github Actions workflow might be misinterpreting the S3 URL.

some troubleshooting steps to fix this:

  1. Check the format of your S3 URL: Make sure the S3 URL you're providing only includes the bucket name and the object key (path within the bucket), without the s3:// prefix. Github Actions should handle that part.

Example (Incorrect): aws s3 cp file.txt s3://your-bucket-name/path/to/object.txt

Example (Correct): aws s3 cp file.txt your-bucket-name/path/to/object.txt

  1. Consider using a dedicated upload action: Several Github Actions are specifically designed for uploading files to S3. These actions often simplify the process and handle the S3 URL formatting for you. Examples include:

actions/upload-artifact@v3 (https://github.com/actions/upload-artifact) aws-actions/aws-s3-upload@v1 (https://github.com/marketplace/actions/upload-s3).

  1. Ensure there are no typos in your bucket name, object key, or any environment variables referenced .
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akad
answered a month ago
  • Where would I insert my S3 URL?

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❓ Are all the required secrets correctly configured in your GitHub repository settings, and does the IAM user linked to these secrets have the appropriate permissions for S3 operations?

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EXPERT
answered a month ago
  • Yes it is however I am still stuck.

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